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Celebrity news & gossip from the world’s showbiz and glamour magazines (OK!, Hello, National Enquirer and more). We read them so you don’t have to, picking the best bits from the showbiz world’s maw and spitting it back at them. Expect lots of sarcasm.

Change The Bleedin’ Record: Bob Geldof’s White Saviour Complex Dreams Of A Black Christmas

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BOB Geldof has used his Band Aid brand to help Ebola victims. Once more the celebrity chorus asks if Africans know it’s Christmas. Do you sense the whiff of celebrity colonaliasm, with Africa and its Ebola virus a backstory …

Posted: 19th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Worst DJ Event Ever! A My Little Pony Disco Inferno

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EVER been to a disco that made you feel awkward, terrible and upset at the realisation that you were among your people?…

Posted: 19th, November 2014 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


John Waters Reads: My Singing Anus And Carsick Parodies

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John Waters hitchhiked his way across the USA. He’s written it up in Carsick.

“I have probably 8,500 books all catalogued and everything. I’m a book collector. The novelizations of movies which no one collects? I collect them.

Posted: 18th, November 2014 | In: Books, Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


One Direction: Drugs Abuse Would Have Been One Reason To Admire The Sun’s Zayn Malik

ONE Direction singer and sort-of dancer Zayn Malik has “blasted drug abuse claims made about him by a presenter on live US TV.”

The Sun’s story goes:

After the singer, 21, missed a trip to America, Today Show host Matt

Posted: 18th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Adele Dodges Bob Geldof And His Live Aid Chuggers: Three Cheers For Adele

THE Sun leads with news of singer Adele and Live Aid 30, the Bob Geldof-driven charity single for Ebola victims:

 

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The Sun is disapproving of Adele, who failed a summons to ask us if Africans know it’s Christmas:…

Posted: 16th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Not News: Paul Gascoigne Wears His ‘Beloved Blue Dressing Gown’ To Put Out The Rubbish

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IN tabloids’ glory days, Benjamin Pell would fish through your bins for information. Now the straightened Sun brings news of a famous face putting his bins out for collection.

SOCCER legend Paul Gascoigne looks blue as he is seen

Posted: 16th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Metro Creates The List That Ends All Lists: It Is That Bad

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MODERN journalism is much about lists. You make a list and it is news. Things kicked off in 1977, when millions of people (my father mong them) The Book of Lists, compiled by David Wallechinsky, his father Irving Wallace …

Posted: 14th, November 2014 | In: Books, Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kelly Rowland Gives Birth To A Titan

CONGRATS to Kelly Rowland, the former Destiny’s Child singer (the one on Beyonce’s left shadow) has given birth. She tells People magazine:

 “We are blessed to report everyone is healthy and happy! The dad picked out the name. It has

Posted: 14th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


When Oxford Philosopher A J “Freddie” Ayer Challenged Mike Tyson To A Fight

 

 

BEN Rogers recalls a moment in the life of Oxford philosopher A J “Freddie” Ayer.

He recalls a conversation between Mike Tyson, Naomi Campbell and the Oxford professor:

 

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Posted: 14th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kim Kardashian’s Bum Makes A Hot Cup Of Coffee

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KIM Kardashian’s bum makes a hot cup of coffee:

 

Posted: 13th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Incredible Pre-Photoshop Photo Of Kim Kardashian’s Ass For Paper Magazine

WHEN Kim Kardashain’s naked backside “broke the internet”, our pal Erin picked up her skewer.

 

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Posted: 13th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tabloid Legends: Benjamin Pell the Bin Man

TABLOID legends: Benjamin Pell the Bin Man used the so-called dark arts to get a story. He was very good at it.

….for all his idiosyncrasies, Pell is highly intelligent and could have had an illustrious career had he

Posted: 12th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fame Adacemy Meets X Factor: Alex Parks And Joe McElderry Are Learning To Write Songs

THE Daily Star’s Mike Ward is serching for Parks. She is:

The talent show winner who’s vanished without trace: a warning to every X Factor wannabe

Ward is a man on a mission:

PROMISE me you won’t laugh, but

Posted: 12th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


I’m A Celebrity: Michael Buerk Changes His Name To ‘Feed The Playboy Bunny’

 

THIRTY years ago, Michael Buerk brought the pain of millions of starving Ethiopians to British screens. His BBC report in 1984 sparked Bob Geldof to create Live Aid.

Buerk said the broadcast was one of “the most influential …

Posted: 12th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Big Bank Hank Was ‘Six Foot One And Tons of Fun’ (August 5, 1957 – November 11, 2014)

BIG Bank Hank, US rapper and Sugarhill Gang founder member, has died. He was 57.

 

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Born Henry Jackson, BBH only became a rapper as he couldn’t find a job connected to his oceanography degree.

He was “six foot …

Posted: 11th, November 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dapper Laughs Raped My Funny Bone: Daniel O’Reilly Must Be Killed

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ITV2 have killed off Dapper Laughs show On The Pull because the star, one Daniel O’Reilly, made a joke about rape.

The Daily Mirror helped trigger the campaign to end the show by pointing to O’Reilly’s performance at London …

Posted: 11th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Shark Bite! Russell Brand Jumps The Shark With Irony-Free Parklife Parody

WHEN someone suggested that Russell Brand’s Revolution burbling could be echoed with the Blur-inspired cry Parklife, Brand responded with this song and video.

See if you can spot the moment Brand jumps the shark:

 

Posted: 10th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A One Man Band Plays Europe’s The Final Countdown

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TO Uppsala, Sweden, where former Europe’s lead singer Joey Tempest, aka Rolf Magnus Joakim Larsson, is performing a one-man version of his group’s classic, back-combed tribute to space travel, The Final Countdown.

 

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Posted: 10th, November 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Max Clifford’s Victims Give Sky News A Ratings Boost

MAX Clifford has lost his appeal against his eight year sentence for sex offences. The PR fixer remains in prison. His victims remain damaged:

Sky News has apologised over an error which led to one of Max Clifford’s victims being

Posted: 10th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


I Can See The Music: Vinly Records At 1000 Magnification

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EVER wonder what a needle on a vinyl record looks like at 1000x magnification?

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Here’s what it looks like in action:

 

Spotter: @marcrobichaud

Posted: 8th, November 2014 | In: Key Posts, Music, Technology | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jennifer Lawrence Cake Wins Birmingham Show

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PERVERTS rejoice: you just need 150 eggs, 10kg of flour and the same of butter to make a 5ft 10in Jennifer Lawrence effigy…from cake. Wallsall’s very own Lara Clarke baked a tall Lawrence for the Cake International contest, which …

Posted: 8th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sophia Loren Explains Her Cold ‘Side-Eye’ Glance At Jayne Mansfield

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SOPHIA Loren has explained why she gave Jayne Mansfield the side-eye at a Beverly Hills party in 1957. She tells  Entertainment Weekly:

Paramount had organized a party for me. All of cinema was there, it was incredible. And then

Posted: 8th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Russell Brand Triggers A Revolution At The New Statesman

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COMPARE and contrast The New Statesman’s reporting on Russell Brand.

24 October, 2013, Russell Brand edited an issue of The New Statesman. 

Helen Lewis, deputy editor of the New Statesman, said:

We’re delighted to be working with

Posted: 6th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nigel Farage And Stewart Lee’s Laugh In: With Straight Man Andrew Lawrence

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ANDREW Lawrence writes on BBC bias in comedy:

Can’t help but notice increasingly, a lot ‘political’ comedians cracking cheap and easy gags about UKIP, to the extent that it’s got hack, boring and lazy very quickly. Particularly too much

Posted: 6th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities, Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0